Old Norwegian Dictionary - karfasta

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "karfasta" in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

karfasta, f. Faste som holdes i den nær-meste Sørgetid efter en Afdød (jvf kar-freitag, karjammer DWb. V, 212. 217);hann fastaði karföstu eptir son sínná Völlum í Svarfaðardal Sturl. I, 38244.

Part of speech: f

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚴᛆᚱᚠᛆᛋᛏᛆ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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